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Such poetry "unkennelling such a reptile" is sadly lacking in today's world of political and sexual scandal, it seems.
However, as Derrick appeared sufficiently gratified in unkennelling the skulking hound, as he chose to term him, while he confessed that Isaac could not have been long within hearing, and had suffered him to escape without even supposing he had been seen, Almeria tried to hope that her secret was safe; and that Derrick in compliance with her entreaties, would suffer the matter to drop when they again met.
He determined to leave all other objects, and consecrate every faculty of his mind to the unkennelling me from my hiding-place.
Caleb Williams Or Things as They Are William Godwin 1796
It is very extraordinary, if the head of the money department of a country, being unprincipled enough to sacrifice his trust and his integrity, could not have contrived objects of profit sufficiently large to have engaged the co-operation of men of far greater importance than Reynolds, and with whom there could have been due safety, and should have been driven to the necessity of unkennelling such a reptile to be the instrument of his cupidity.